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ERIC Number: EJ449506
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1992
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ISSN: ISSN-0147-2011
Columbus' Fall from Grace.
Rodriguez-Salgado, M. J.
Society, v29 n5 p48-52 Jul-Aug 1992
Discusses cultural disintegration and religious, political, and social disputes in light of Columbus' quincentenary. Cites historical encounters between Europeans and native populations of the United States (inability to recognize the human nature of strangers, misunderstanding sexual mores, and rapid degeneration from friendship and simple exchanges to pressure, conflict, exploitation, and fear). (RLC)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Historical Materials; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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